Here are some of the exciting partnerships, events and organisations that we are supporting throughout 2023.
Meet our Volvo Ambassadors
Matt Shirvington is an Australian athlete, Olympian and television presenter. Five time national 100m champion, he is the third fastest Australian sprinter of all time and a World Championships and Commonwealth Games Medalist. After retiring from competition Matt took up the reigns of TV presenting where he has won several awards for his work.
Tash Sefton has held senior buying and product development roles with Australia’s most successful fashion retailers for over 20 years. Her unique perspective on style has been influenced by years of dissecting global trends for the mass market.
Sibella Court is a creative director, designer, author & captain of The Society inc, with over 25 years in the industry. Her inimitable design approach ranges from large-scale hospitality and residential interior projects to her own emporium of home & lifestyle goods.
Cooper Cronk is a former Queensland and Australian halfback. During his sixteen year career he won an amazing array of accolades including 4 NRL Premierships, 2 Dally M Medals and the NRL’s Halfback of the Year 5 times. Since retiring he has become as one of the most respected voices in the game through his work as a presenter with Fox Sports.
Television broadcaster, radio DJ and acclaimed author, Richard Wilkins is one of the most recognisable and trusted names in Australian entertainment. In 2012 his book “Black Ties Red Carpets and Green Rooms” was a No1 best seller. Richard was awarded an Order of Australia in 2014 for services to the entertainment industry and his charity work.
Kiera is the Founder & CEO of Habitual Beauty, a luxury wellness & skincare beauty brand. Her brands are created sustainably from conception to completion with a purpose of nourishing people and the planet. Kiera has an influential social media channel that reaches almost half a million women who are passionate about family, health, wellbeing and sustainable living.
Courtney is a creative entrepreneur, blogger and author. Her blog, Somewhere Slower gained traction worldwide due to its incredible travel content that showcased how she and her family explored the globe whilst remaining environmentally conscious. Courtney now lives in the picturesque Byron Bay where she runs numerous creative projects that speak to parents all over the world who are aspiring to live a life of beauty and humbleness whilst caring about their environmental footprint.
Holly is a renowned speaker and master interviewer, recognized globally for her unique ability to take complex ideas and problems, grind them down, and restructure them in a way that everyone can understand. She is the founder and CEO of consulting firm Emergent, author of The Leading Edge and co-founder, chief curator, and catalyst at Energy Disruptors which collaborates across the energy industry.
Solving environmental problems requires divergent thinking and collaboration. That's why the partnership with the Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS) and REEF DESIGN LAB we built the Living Seawall. It aids biodiversity and attracts filter-feeding organisms that help keep the water 'clean'.
Showcasing hope for the ocean, the Volvo Ocean Lovers Festival is an ocean inspired festival delivered through entertainment, science and innovative solutions. Offering a host of free activities including workshops, live music, art and markets that engage with ocean awareness, protection and preservation.